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in the agency's clandestine drone program. >>> and weight war. new jersey governor chris christie blasts the doctor who publicly criticized his health habits. >> listen. this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, february 7th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning the northeast is bracing for a major winter storm that could deliver up to 2 feet of snow in some areas. blizzard watch has been posted for parts of massachusetts, rhode island, including eastern new england is prepared to get hit the hardest. the brunt of the storm is expected friday night into saturday. david bernard of our miami station wfor has more. >> it looks like we're heading for a major winter storm for ufl the northeast and it could even mean blizzard conditions for some of the areas. i want to show you the forecast map. this will be friday afternoon. upstate new york right along the coast of the low and it would include snow mixed with rain and would include the jersey shore and long island and maybe connecticut. and
from a drone. we'll have a live report ahead. >>> governor chris christie has some harsh words for a doctor who said she was afraid he would die in office. he says come see him or zip it. >> until that time, she should shut up. >> new details about lance armstrong's efforts to get back into the game. >>> and it's confirmed, the federal reserve was hacked. is our banking system secure enough? >>> among our guests this morning, janet robinson, a superintendent of the newtown public schools. anna deveer smith from the actress from nurse jackie is working with mayors against illegal guns. she'll join us to talk about this project. and saru jayaraman is exposing secrets of restaurants around the country. plus richard simmons joins us to talk about his new project too. it's thursday, february 7th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our starting point this morning is bracing for the big one. right now there's a blizzard watch in effect for parts of new england. there's a winter storm heading to the northeast. it could be historic because it is expected to leave
was exposed. interviews monday at 4:00 p.m. on abc 7. >> new jersey governor chris christie and david letterman and shared a few laughs about fat jokes that letterman has made. >> look at what chris christie did monday night. >> i have made jokes about you. >> not just one or two. [laughter] >> self-deprecating humor. chris christie says that his weight is often joked about. >> turning out to be a busy year for beyonce. on the heels of her super bowl halftime show, she has announced a world tour. it is the mrs. carter show kicking off april 15, going through europe and north america. she will perform at the verizon center in d.c. on july 29. mark your calendar for. >> the producers of the academy awards have a message for viewers. they are trying to cut out the boring parts. they made the comments before monday's luncheon honoring this year's oscar nominees. about 160 nominees attended the annual event. the 85th oscars is on sunday, they're very 24, right here on channel 7. >> looking at 34 degrees. >> still ahead, it appears the ravens have problems with their most prized possession
a great gig. >>> okay, this morning chris christie firing back at the white house doctor, former white house doctor who said she was worried that he would die in office. this morning, she's responding after a -- after she went on tv and voiced concern that the governor's weight might cause him to die in office. he said basically shut up. it's kind of turned into a little bit of an ugly fight, hasn't it? >> reporter: yeah, i think it's safe to say that chris christie would like a second opinion. he responded to former white house physician connie mariano's warnings about the new jersey governor's health by calling the doctor a hack and, as you just said, telling her to shut up. the back and forth started earlier this week when he appeared on the late show with david letterman. during the interview as he was joking about his size, christie, as we all saw, took a bite from a doughnut. that concerned former white house doctor connie mariano who has treated three different presidents and she told me christie could die in office if elected president. she called his weight issue a ticking tim
it was. they seemed panic and said our neighbor christy's house was on fire. we ran out and saw that the left portion of the house was engulfed. >> the firefighter is expected to be okay. no word on the cause. >>> former washington public schools chancellor michelle rhee has a new book coming out tomorrow. she was asked about her controversial tenure here in the district. >> what i did learn about my experiences in d.c. is that what we were doing i think were absolutely the right things. i needed to focus a little bit more on how we were communicating those things and doing things. so should i have fired in effective principals? absolutely. should i have done so on national tv? probably not. >> in her first year on the job in d.c., she closed 23 schools, fired 36 principals. she resigned in 2010 after the mayor was defeated by vincent gray in the democratic primary. after she left, there was an investigation over cheating on test scores. her new book is titled "radical." >>> well, for some people, they're more important than the game. we're talking about super bowl commercials a
. andrea, good morning. >> good morning. hi, mika. >> want to get straight into the news. chris christie's back in the news. he kind of fired back at that white house doctor who made some really kind of inappropriate comments about his weight. >> yeah, did you hear about that? >> i thought. i thought it was great what he said. it's exactly the conversation that we don't need to have about weight and obesity. we need to have a better one. hopefully this will lead to that at some point. it's what i'm writing about. >> so this doctor says that she's afraid chris christie's going to die. >> yeah, and she goes on camera and says that. >> and then chris christie fires back. >> said "shut up." >> you know, we shouldn't be talking about that. >> why? >> because there's much bigger news out there. >> what's that? >> what do you think? everybody's talking about it. >> lindsay lohan. what? >> she's broke. poor lindsay lohan is broke. and she's moving back home. and i don't know. i want to help her. can we start a lindsay lohan fund in >> no, we really can't. >> can we put donny in charge of it? >>
something a fair word over yesterday, of this conversation about governor christie's weight that has come front and center. we'll look in a moment after this short break at the coverage of the governor's size, both the comedy around it and some of the comments from doctors, too, that's coming up next right after this break. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. we've got a lot of empty cans. with two times the points on dining in restaurants,? you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. >>> welcome back, everybody. it's not a secret that new jersey governor chris christie has long struggled with his weight. all the talk about his size, after he whipped a doughnut out of his pocket and started munching on it. wall street discussed it, "the washington post" said chris christie chews the fa the about his we
wished for another cake" that's new jersey governor chris christie getting the last >>> celebrity birthday today chris christie turns 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and wished for another cake. [ laughter ] >> that's new jersey governor chris christie getting the last laugh reading his favorite letterman jokes there. his first appearance on the late show. >> i want to hear more. i missed it. >>> apple's new ipad hits stores this morning with the largest storage capacity ever. but it's a tablet -- is it worth its hefty price? >> hey, brian. >> hello, frank. we have a new bigger ipad but it's not bigger in size. still the full size ipad. it's the one we're talking about here. they have added a new larger storage capacity. 128 gigabytes of internal storage. much more than they have ever had before. now, the price is also much more. $799 or $929 if you want it with the built you know 3-g-4-g cell connection. this is a steep priced tablet but it's getting alongside laptops now in terms of what it can do. the current ipad, the big boy,
. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is known for being direct. well, once, his response to a doctor offering an unsolicited opinion on his weight was just that. >> this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> his comments came after connie mariano warned that he would die if in office. the governor has joked about his weight in the past and even on david letterman this week but he didn't find anything funny about mariano's comments. >> it's completely irresponsible. completely irresponsible. i have four children between 9 and 19. my 12-year-old son called me last night and said, dad, are you going to die? if she wants to get on a plane and come here to new jersey and ask me if she wants to examine me and review my medical history, i have a conversation about that. until that time, she should shut up. >> bill karins has more on what's shaping up to be a powerful nor'easter. bill, what do you have? >> this storm has all the elements of a storm. this is not for d.c., not for philadelphia. connecticut northward to new york city is kind of a question mark. we have blizzard
will be moving into louisiana. look at the heavier rains coming toward corpus christi approaching houston for the afternoon. this is the beginning of what could be a major crippling snowstorm for parts of new england. around here just some snow showers off to our north and west. i want to show you the futurecast though because we're going to be quiet today and tonight as we dip into the 20s. the clouds will move in pretty quickly on thursday. maybe get a little sunshine in the morning but generally a cloudy day, a colder day. as we get into thursday night, now we're at 5:30. rain is already in toward north carolina. some snow toward roanoke and virginia tech. we'll head into midnight now. here comes that snow kind of bi81 trying to get into some of our southwestern suburbs here with rain in d.c. and especially south and east. but by 6:00 a.m. friday morning, look, i hlg 81 from -- i-81 from charlottesville and points west dealing with snow and a mix but around here, looks like just a cold, nasty rain. we'll watch this carefully because if the cold air hangs on a little longer, we could ha
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between the republican new jersey governor chris christie and a former white house doctor, triggered by a cnn report we first brought you right here in "the situation room." the big question, can you be fat and healthy? here's cnn's senior medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen. >> reporter: it all started when new jersey governor chris christie made light of his much talked about weight problem. >> i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing, here and there, intermittent, but -- >> reporter: but in a widely publicized cnn interview, a former white house doctor says she's worried christie could die in office. >> i worry that he may have a heart attack, he may have a stroke. it's almost like a time bomb waiting to happen, unless he addresses those issues. >> reporter: but christie fired back, calling her a hack. he says he's healthy, despite his weight. >> my cholesterol is normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. >> yeah. >> what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar, also normal. >> also normal. >> yeah. i'm like, basically, the healthiest fat guy you'
employing the homeowners and that money isn't going out the door sufficiently. >> host: christy romero special general for t.a.r.p.. why is no one in jail? where in t.a.r.p. does it say pay executive bonuses? she says it is misappropriation of funds. >> guest: i think that the caller, excuse me, the tweeter is raising a point that a lot of americans feel very strongly about and americans are looking for justice and accountability. we are a criminal law enforcement agency, and so we do investigate crime related to t.a.r.p. and our investigations have resulted in criminal charges against 121 people. and criminal charges are not evidence of guilt but they are charges that have to be seriously dealt with. but as of december 31st, excuse me, january, 83 people had already been convicted. 35 had already been sentenced to prison and so we are awaiting trial and prison sentences and more people will be going to jail and will continue to be looking at this and trying to bring accountability. now, our jurisdiction is not as broad as the entire department of justice related, but we will continue
. appreciate it. >>> governor chris christie gets serious about the scale. it is time now for the poly side bar. just one day after joke around with david letterman about his weight, the governor admitted it's really not something to laugh about. >> of course i care about it. and i'm making the best effort i can. and sometimes i'm successful, and other times i'm not. and sometimes periods of great success are followed by periods of great failure. >> governor christie says his doctor often warns him of the health risks of being overweight. >>> comedian chris rock might joke around about gun violence, but he's really serious about this issue. he's in washington, d.c. right now teaming up with other celebrities, members of congress, and mayors against illegal guns in support of the president's gun violence plan. >>> senator marco rubio showed off his not so serious side during an interview yesterday, and get this, his love of '90s rap music, particularly tupac. >> i think that tupac's lyrics are probably more insightful, in my opinion, with all apologies to the biggie fans. >> so actress ashley ju
be the savior of the g.o.p. these days. >> maybe chris christie but he is a moderate. so i don't think they will want him. >> bill: it would be hard for him to win the republican primary. wouldn't it? >> caller: exactly. >> bill: can i ask: are you a democrat, ann? >> caller: definitely >> bill: but you like chris christie? >> caller: some of the thinks in jersey, okay. i am not going to vote for him because hillary is going to be the one. hillary 2016. >> hillary in 20 is 16. >> coming out. >> bill: i love it. i got to tell you. if the republicans have their savior, it looks like we've got our savior too. and they've got rubio. we have hillary. see, god is a woman after all. savior is a woman after all. watch this. i think it's not long before we start to see the flaws in marco rubio and republicans say, oops. maybe we better look for somebody else. maybe we better look for somebody who is old enough to be president. i mean he is only 12. isn't he? he looks like it. >> this is "the bill press show," (vo) from the underworld, to the world of p
saluting a new york city mayor and chris christie's new slogan to more gun sanity. here are today's "top lines." >> they're breaking it all the time. >> hispanics and republicans go together like beans and very, very white rice. >> i admire senator rubio. >> that's highly suspicious of the beans. >> i think he's moving in the right direction. >> these are the letters i got from ed koch and he hated cigarettes. he said we have to do something to convince these young people to quit smoking. go after the root of the argument. >> basically the healthiest fat guy you have ever seen in your life. >> there is your complain poster. >> when you're skeet shooting, you shoot up. >> waiting for the photos of him taking birth control pills to show him fighting the war on women. >> this is deeper than we thought. >> the sporting event that encapsulates the entirety of what it means to be an american. >> those commercials tell us a lot about america. good looking girl. dumb, unness, and offensive to men. >> an event that begins with an emotional salute to the victims of gun violence quickly gives way t
hours after joking about his weight with letterman, chris christie gets serious and tough when asked about what a former white house doctor had to say about him. there is something going on that has a lot to do with 2016. it's thursday, february seventh, 2013. it's t"the daily rundown." let's get to the first reads of the morning. you may be breaking off to hear from president obama at the prayer breakfast. let's start with the first read. after years of secrecy, president obama ordered the justice department to release a classified memo detailing the legal justification for killing americans considered terrorists to two congressional committees. they will do so on a classified basis. the disclosure to congress happened on the eve of this afternoon's confirmation hearing for john brennan, the president's choice to be the next director of the cia. press secretary jay carney refused to acknowledge that the memo existed. he prepared for the senate intelligence and he refused to commit saying any decision would require interagent consultation. after nbc commented on the white paper that
.com/thankyoucards to apply. that's new jersey governor chris christie having the last laugh, reading his favorite letterman jokes. it's the governor's first appearance on the late show. tax season has officially begun! we've got some tips if you are preparing one of the 160 million individual tax returns that will be filed this year. here's jill schlesinger... editor at large of cbs moneywatch dot-com. how should people start? is there anything new this year about filing? is it ever better to wait to file? jill schlesinger of cbs jill schlesinger of cbs moneywatch dot- com. thanks. time is 5-- here's meteorologist lawrence with a check of weather. volunteers at a north bay animal shelter say dogs are being sent to their deaths prematurely. in one case an 18 month old stafford terrier ate a tennis ball. he was euthanized eight days later. a volunteer says medical records show the dog didn't get proper medical care before being put down. "eli should have gotten veterinary care immediately when he swallowed that tennis ball. volunteers say they'd already lined up foster and rescue care th
jersey's republican governor chris christie announces a task force to study ways to reduce violence in his state. he calls the nra's latest ad, the one that targets the president's kids, he calls that ad reprehensible. the same day vice president biden addresses the u.s. conference of mayors. the topic? gun violence proposals. the next day, january 18th, the attorney general, eric holder, addresses the same group, in part on the same topic. january 20th, the day that president obama was officially sworn in at the white house for his second term, thousands of obama campaign alumni meet in washington, d.c. across town. remember this? under the banner of the obama legacy conference. the topic of discussion that day, helping the president advance his gun safety reform legislation. then of course the 21st. what happens that day? inauguration. president obama himself cites gun violence and the need to address it during his second inaugural address. three days later, january 24th, vice president joe biden participates in a google hangout with people across the country to discuss the admini
come to my attention and i have brought to the attention of the transit board, governor christie, all my representatives, that the new jersey transit bus fleet, half of it is being leased to privately run companies for one dollar per year per bus. they get to pay the fair wage thing with the unions. they been a delay that number and a drivers a far less amount. they do not get the same benefits. it -- guest: they do not get the same benefits? host: they do not get the same benefits, they get half the fleet, split with three or four families, and i do not know if they all and in vowels, but most of them do, and my point is these are cash cows, and they use these for everything from the new york marathon to the conventions. they are making hundreds of thousands of dollars and the owners of these companies are getting free auto buses. what is the point? this is corruption. can you do anything about it or bring it to the peoples attention because i have tried. host: i will leave it there, christian and have the congressman respond. guest: i will have someone on my transportation staff loo
, early precursor to probably the most, if not hillary clinton, loved politician today, chris christie, straight talking, who he is, the embodiment of a region, unapologetically, and obviously stylistically very different but kind of built from the same mold. he was one of the greatest. >> he was another of the generation of these guys, these leaders, that we're losing now to who served in world war ii, was drafted in 1943, landed on a beach in france in 1944, you know, by the time he was 20 something years old and then went on to do all these great things. and he was still, until the end, a fighter. he was smart. he was funny. he'd come on msnbc and get into charming -- if aggressive fights over questions. >> you put that in quotes. >> about new york. he was the mayor of the city at a difficult time, too, donny. new york was not a pretty face when he came into office in 1978. >> a very difficult time. some of new york's toughest times. >> absolutely. remember things in the mid-'70s with the ford administration, the sense that new york was on its own and was going down. koch became the
to my attention and i brought it to many people's attention, including governor christi, all my representatives, that the new jersey transit buses, half the fleet something leased to privately run companies for $1 a per bus. they get to pay, supposedly, with the wage, fair wage thing, the unions, they manipulate that number and they come out and pay their driver the amount. they don't give him any of the benefits. guest: they don't get the same benefits as if they were working on one of the other buses. caller: new jersey transit itself. if you were working for a private carrier leezing our buses we pay for $1 a year. they get half the fleet. they split the half of fleet with three or four families, i don't know if they all end in vowels, but most do, my point is, they come up the head of new jersey transit board came back with me, we get money for -- these things are cash cows, they use these buses for anything from the new york marathon to the p javits certainty convention. they are making thousands and hundreds of thousands and owners of these companies are basically -- they
admitted yesterday in this press conference said that he was worried about chris christie's weight and said that his luck was going to run out soon. >> so what's breaking news about this? >> i don't know. why do you have to be such a scold? >> i'm not a scold. i like him a lot. i think he represents a problem millions upon millions are facing. >> what, that he's a republican? >> anyone watching that sound bite or anything else understands that it is almost an impossible journey to take the road back from obesity and that he will do it, but it will be a very, very long haul. >> you've got a good friend that's doing it. >> i have a good friend who's doing it. we're writing a book together. >> 75 pounds. >> it's amazing what she has gone through to get there. and i wouldn't even begin to judge him. and quite frankly in terms of his ability to do office, take a look at what he's done and make your decision. i don't get it. >> really? >> what am i missing, mark mckinnon? >> willie geist. >> modern culture. >> obsession. yeah. i kind of felt bad for him. >> willie, you see this, like, lance armst
ed koch was mayor of new york, think chris christi on steroids. that was ed koch. >> we'll leave with that imagery. vivid imagery. and move on to other headlines this morning. >>> vice president joe biden will meet with the syrian opposition leader over the next couple of days and discuss the ongoing conflict, as well as syria's relationship with neighboring russia. the nearly two-year civil war in syria has killed more than 60,000 people and forced more than 700,000 to flee. >>> crews still searching pore people trapped under the rubble, and one survivor rescued after explosion ripped through the offices of mexico's peme&oil company headquarters. mexican president visited the scene thursday night and said the cause of the explosion sent thousands of panicked employees into the streets, still under investigation. >>> and new overnight, a scare in the air after a pilot passes out in the cockpit. alaska airlines flight from los angeles to seattle had to be diverted to portland after this happened. first officer at the controls at flight 473 landed safely after 9:00 last night. emts
on hometown races first and that's what new jersey governor chris christie about to do. tomorrow he'll kick off a campaign with a dinner reception. top ticket price? $50,000. you and a guest will get a photo with the governor as well. let's go to the political playground for more. in addition to the fancy re-election dinner tomorrow, he will make his first appearance on "late night with david letterman." must see tv with the equally outspoken governor and late night host. if you thought former massachusetts congressman barney frank was disappointed about not being picked as interim senator from massachusetts, think again. frank, yesterday he made a stage appearance on "fiorello." barney frank playing a conservative senator. that's acting. >>> singer kelly clarkson more worried about her wedding than the funny thing that happened to her at inauguration. bill clinton photo bombed her. she said she finds the look on his face and the fact that someone caught him pretty funny. >>> up next, the latest on the murder of a former u.s. navy s.e.a.l. at a texas gun range. details about who he was and
, chris christie, john kasich. think the single best, the two- term governor in indiana who was terminated. jeb bush in florida, the brother of president bush, in other impressive guy. i hope he considers running. i think all of those individuals have the skill sets necessary to win a presidential election and i also think in varying degrees they understand the challenges that are facing the party and have the ability because of the confidence a lot of conservatives have for them. they can change the party in ways that i think will help reform and modernize. n.c. host: on the independent line. -- host: north carolina. caller: the problem with the republican party is they turn to the old dixiecrat ideology from the south. that is one of the problems. the main thing about mitt romney is that he is rich, but he's stupid. [laughter] guest: not many people so that it for the republican party this morning. he is actually a very smart, able come a decent man. i wish he would have won the presidency. in terms of the dixiecrat party, i'm not sure what that means, an illusion to a racial appeal. i j
, chris christie, speaking in just a moment. talking about the good people of new jersey because 40 million people in the path of this blizzard, we'll hear from the governor right after this. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. >>> as i mentioned, here we are bottom of the hour, brooke baldwin. 40 million people in the path of this winter storm, could be record-setting according to chad myers. we'll talk to chad myers in a minute. we have julian cummings, providing us live pictures, roaming the streets of boston, which he won't be able to do half an hour from now, per governor patrick. and ashleigh banfield in greenwich, connecticut
the watchdog. >> christie romero being the and specter general which came out with a report that looks at executive pay for the companies that took bail out dollars. here are headlines. "the washington post" says -- other headlines, tarp vdo watchdob rips access to pay -- >> we will now go back to the state department. been a good afternoon. it is my great pleasure to welcome foreign minister john baird here to this department. he was one of the first calls i made after i officially came into the building and started and was sworn in, and he is my first guest as foreign minister. i hope everybody understands this is meant to underscore the strength of the relationship we have, and we are grateful for it. not agree on the toughest issues. we begin with hockey. i played a little bit, and since i am a bruins fan, we have clashed in many ways. he, from ottawa, as a fan of the senators, and i want you to know it is the first time i ever heard talk well of senators. [laughter] i am grateful for it. today was the first of what i know will be many very productive sessions, and the reason for t
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